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What Are the Effects of Smoking Cigarettes on Muscle Gain?

You're probably fully aware how bad smoking is for your health so you don't need to be patronised by being told it causes lung cancer, but for whatever reason, whether it be social pressure or full-blown schizophrenia, you're smoking a 20 deck a day. What effect, if any, is this having on your progress in the gym? Stimulant-effects First of all smoking regularly works as a stimulant, so your heart is beating faster, you're warmer and your metabolism is higher. This is a double edged swor...

Testosterone thieves affect muscle gains! Top 4 testosterone inhibitors you should worry about

Everybody wants big muscles! Big muscles create the perfect environment for a great sexual life, health and success in bodybuilding development but for that you need one of the main blocks for building muscle and that's testosterone! Why do you think bodybuilders use steroids to improve their weight lifting routines? And why does every steroid is a synthesized form of testosterone? BECAUSE IT'S THE MAIN MUSCLE GROWTH HORMONE! If you want to keep the testosterone levels high, you really have ...

Back to the gym? Top tips to restore your hardcore training sessions

Hello friends, today i'll try to explain the basics of getting back to the gym in order for you to know what to do when wanting to restart the muscle gaining process through training sessions which you left behind a while ago. Try to remember these top tips when getting back to the gym if you want to reignite that bodybuilding spark which heads you on that path which rewards you with a bodybuilder body! Lots of us had infrequent training sessions or we even stopped going to the gym thus stopp...

Omega fatty acids from hemp oil improve more than a bodybuilder body!

Hemp oil is obtained by cold pressing the hemp seeds, Cannabis Sativa, and it has lots of good uses especially in bodybuilding when wanting to get a bodybuilder body because omega fatty acids like omega 3 and omega 6 have a strong influence in muscle gaining through workout and diet. In the past, hemp oil was used for treating skin inflammation and it was considered to be a good aid because of its omega 3 and omega 6 which also helped when needing an effective laxative or when needing to get ri...

Happy New Year 2011!!

What can i say :D may the new year 2011 bring to you lots and lots of money, health and muscles! Cheers, take a break and get drunk, it`s worth it! Off season for 1 day ! :)

Arnold Schwarzenegger Admitted Steroid Usage

Statements from Arnold Schwarzenegger himself about steroid usage during a period of time. 1974 Arnold Schwarzenegger on steroid usage: "I take steroids because they help me an extra 5 percent. Women take the (contraception) pill. They are somewhat similar. I do it under a doctor's supervision." 1977 Arnold Schwarzenegger on steroid usage: "Yes I have used steroids, but no, they didn't make me what I am. Anabolic steroids were helpful to me in maintaining muscle size while on a strict ...

A Big Breakfast for Big Muscle Gains

Breakfast is your post workout meal but also probably the most important meal of the day to promote muscle growth. After hours of fasting your body is primed to absorb and utilise far more nutrients than it is able to at other times from the meals in that day. Blood glucose levels are low, muscle glycogen and amino acid stores are low and your body will be in a state of dehydration, you are like a zombie. When you eat that breakfast, your body will release a hugely anabolic hormone called in...

Goals around Body Perfect Fitness and Muscle Health

These are S.M.A.R.T Goals around Body Perfect Fitness and Muscle Health: S- Specific- Please make sure you know exactly what you are trying to accomplish. Lose 20 pounds, Get body fat percentage to 16%, etc. M- Measurable- How are you going to track it. A scale, a tape measure, or a special instrument. Also keep in mind how often as well. Daily, weekly,etc. A- Acceptable- Does it make sense? R- Realistic- Can you reach this goal in the time you set in the amount you want.Like losing 20 ...

Bottled Water with High Bacterial Rates in Canada

More than 70 per cent of bottled water samples from Canada contain bacterial rates that far exceed recommended limits in the U.S., suggests a study at a general meeting of the American Society of Microbiology in San Diego. Montreal-based C-crest Laboratories Inc. conducted the research after a company employee complained of a foul taste and illness after drinking some bottled water that had high bacterial rates. The U.S. bacterial limit isn`t bigger than 500 colony-forming units of bacteria p...

Excessive Water Consumption Can Poison You!

You probably know that in bodybuilding in order to grow muscles and even rest them you need to drink a lot of water but remember something: Excessive Water Consumption Can And Will Poison You! Yeah, i know that your next question is about the quantity of water that can poison (intoxicate) you but the answer isn`t that simple.. the level of poisoning (intoxication) depends on weight in most cases but believe me, your body knows when you exaggerate with the water consumption and it will aler...